Creative Media Production

Qualification: BTEC Diploma
Level 2

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About this course

This one year creative media course will give you a taste of TV and film production as well as games design, allowing you to specialise in your chosen field at level 3 the following year. If you are looking to work creatively with media products, games design, production processes, distribution and marketing this course could be for you.

Full-time students aged 16-18 will follow a study programme at City College which includes:

  • The main subject qualification
  • Work experience which is effective, relevant, and includes careers fairs, site visits, guest speakers and introduces you to the expectations of the real demands of work
  • English and maths, where students have not yet achieved a GCSE grade 9-4/A*-C in these subjects by age 16
  • Additional activities, such as tutorials and work-related learning, to help further develop the personal skills relevant to your progression goals

These four elements should combine to provide stretch and challenge to prepare you for progression to employment or further study.

What you will learn
  • Types of media products and their audiences
  • Plan and make a TV production
  • Plan and make a music or talk based radio programme
  • Create a promotional video
  • Film your own creative ideas
  • Design characters for a computer game
  • Plan and make a computer game
  • Working to a live brief
  • Full HD television studio with industry standard equipment
  • Radio studio and audio recording room
  • Apple Mac suite with modern editing software
  • Games studio with games development and simulation software

Creative Media Production Level 2 Assessment

Entry requirements
  • 4 GCSEs 9-3/A*-D (including English and maths) OR
  • Equivalent qualification with Level 1 Functional Skills in English and maths

You will be required to attend an interview at the College prior to enrolling onto this course.

Dates, times & fees
Start Date Course Times Duration Campus Fees
02/09/19 1 year Main campus
What next?
  • Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Digital Media Production – Games or Film and TV
Additional information

Trips, visits & activities

  • Industry week activities
  • Work experience
  • Take part in industry competitions
  • Guest speakers